Fetal Alcohol Syndrome- FAS

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What it is?

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a condition that results from alcohol exposure during pregnancy.

There is no amount of alcohol that's known to be safe to consume during pregnancy.

Facts About Fetal Alcohol Syndrome!

  1. Early diagnosis may reduce the risk of problems including learning difficulties and substance abuse.
  2. Symptoms of having this disease is physical deformities, metal retardation, learning disorders, behavioral problems and vision difficulties.

Works Citied

Nicholson, Linda MS,MC

Kids Health

November 2011



Page last reviewed: October 3, 2012

Page last updated: October 3, 2012

Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities